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Orconectes (Orconectes) pellucidus Tellkampf 1844

Keith A. Crandall, James W. Fetzner, Jr., and Horton H. Hobbs, Jr.
Containing group: Orconectes (Orconectes)


Holotype, Zoologisches Museum der Humboldt-Universitat, Berlin, East Germany 1562 (male I).

Type Locality

Mammoth Cave, Edmonson County, Kentucky.


Area extending "southwestward from Hart County to Trigg County, Kentucky, and Montgomery County, Tennessee" (Hobbs and Barr, 1972:69).


Hobbs, Horton H., Jr., and Thomas C. Barr, Jr. 1972. Origins and Affinities of the Troglobitic Crayfishes of the North America (Decapoda: Astacidae), II: Genus Orconectes. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 105:84 pages, figures 1-16.

Hobbs, H. H. Jr. 1989. An Illustrated Checklist of the American Crayfishes (Decapoda: Astacidae, Cambaridae, and Parastacidae). Smithsonian Institution Press.

Tellkampf, Theodor. 1844. Ausflug nach der Mammuthhohle in Kentucky. Das Ausland, 168: 671-672; 169: 675-676; 170: 679-680; 171: 683-684; 172: 687-688; 173: 691-692; 174: 695-696; 175: 699-700.

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Keith A. Crandall
Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA

James W. Fetzner, Jr.
Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Horton H. Hobbs, Jr.
Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio, USA

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